Drug Industry: That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Tobacco Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Hospitals, Proprietary: Hospitals owned and operated by a corporation or an individual that operate on a for-profit basis, also referred to as investor-owned hospitals.Investments: Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.Food Industry: The industry concerned with processing, preparing, preserving, distributing, and serving of foods and beverages.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Prescription Drugs: Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.Drug Prescriptions: Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services: Insurance providing for payment of services rendered by the pharmacist. Services include the preparation and distribution of medical products.Prescription Drug Misuse: Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.Prescription Fees: The charge levied on the consumer for drugs or therapy prescribed under written order of a physician or other health professional.Prescriptions: Directions written for the obtaining and use of PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS; MEDICAL DEVICES; corrective LENSES; and a variety of other medical remedies.Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity: A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-V)Methylphenidate: A central nervous system stimulant used most commonly in the treatment of ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER in children and for NARCOLEPSY. Its mechanisms appear to be similar to those of DEXTROAMPHETAMINE. The d-isomer of this drug is referred to as DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE HYDROCHLORIDE.Learning Disorders: Conditions characterized by a significant discrepancy between an individual's perceived level of intellect and their ability to acquire new language and other cognitive skills. These disorders may result from organic or psychological conditions. Relatively common subtypes include DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, and DYSGRAPHIA.Social Marketing: Use of marketing principles also used to sell products to consumers to promote ideas, attitudes and behaviors. Design and use of programs seeking to increase the acceptance of a social idea or practice by target groups, not for the benefit of the marketer, but to benefit the target audience and the general society.Central Nervous System Stimulants: A loosely defined group of drugs that tend to increase behavioral alertness, agitation, or excitation. They work by a variety of mechanisms, but usually not by direct excitation of neurons. The many drugs that have such actions as side effects to their main therapeutic use are not included here.Marketing: Activity involved in transfer of goods from producer to consumer or in the exchange of services.Attention: Focusing on certain aspects of current experience to the exclusion of others. It is the act of heeding or taking notice or concentrating.Consumer Product SafetyOff-Road Motor Vehicles: Motorized, recreational vehicles used on non-public roads. They include all-terrain vehicles, dirt-bikes, minibikes, motorbikes, trailbikes, and snowmobiles. Excludes MOTORCYCLES, which are considered public road vehicles.Infant Equipment: Equipment and furniture used by infants and babies in the home, car, and play area.Accidents, HomePlay and Playthings: Spontaneous or voluntary recreational activities pursued for enjoyment and accessories or equipment used in the activities; includes games, toys, etc.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.United StatesDiabetes Mellitus, Type 2: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.Quackery: The fraudulent misrepresentation of the diagnosis and treatment of disease.Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1: A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.Hospices: Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.Natural History: A former branch of knowledge embracing the study, description, and classification of natural objects (as animals, plants, and minerals) and thus including the modern sciences of zoology, botany, and mineralogy insofar as they existed at that time. In the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries it was much used for the generalized pursuit of certain areas of science. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)Diabetes Mellitus: A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.No-Observed-Adverse-Effect Level: The highest dosage administered that does not produce toxic effects.Kidney: Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.Government: The complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out in a specific political unit.Kidney Diseases: Pathological processes of the KIDNEY or its component tissues.Kidney Transplantation: The transference of a kidney from one human or animal to another.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Kidney Tubules: Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.Kidney Cortex: The outer zone of the KIDNEY, beneath the capsule, consisting of KIDNEY GLOMERULUS; KIDNEY TUBULES, DISTAL; and KIDNEY TUBULES, PROXIMAL.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Blogging: Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.Social Media: Platforms that provide the ability and tools to create and publish information accessed via the INTERNET. Generally these platforms have three characteristics with content user generated, high degree of interaction between creator and viewer, and easily integrated with other sites.Ericaceae: The heath plant family of the order Ericales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida that are generally shrubs or small trees. Leaves are alternate, simple, and leathery; flowers are symmetrical with a 4- or 5-parted corolla of partly fused petals.Colonic Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the COLON.Writing: The act or practice of literary composition, the occupation of writer, or producing or engaging in literary work as a profession.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Pollack, Andrew (September 2, 2009). "For Profit, Industry Seeks Cancer Drugs". The New York Times. Retrieved September 3, 2009 ... 1 billion to settle allegations it had illegally promoted the drugs for uses that were not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug ... It is the drug of choice for first episodes of mild-to-moderate Clostridium difficile infection. It is on the World Health ... "Drug giant Pfizer to pull out of Kent". Kentonline.co.uk. February 1, 2011. Archived from the original on June 10, 2012. ...
He claimed that drugs had no benefits "beyond profits for the pharmaceutical industry". The fight against the companies, he ...
The profits to be gained from the illegal sale of these drugs have proved an attraction to organized crime, for amphetamine can ... Main articles: Drug discovery and Drug development. Drug discovery is the process by which potential drugs are discovered or ... "U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 31 May 2007.. *^ "The Orphan Drug Act (as amended)". U.S. Food and Drug ... The pharmaceutical industry discovers, develops, produces, and markets drugs or pharmaceutical drugs for use as medications to ...
It is run by the Association Mieux Prescrire which is a not for profit. It is independent of the pharmaceutical industry. It is ... Reid, T (May 1999). "Welcome to Prescrire! Evidence-based reviews of drugs". Canadian Family Physician. 45: 1133-4, 1140-1. PMC ... Chirac, P. "ISDB: The International Society of Drug Bulletins". WHO. Retrieved 30 June 2014. "Financing". Retrieved 29 June ... a member of the International Society of Drug Bulletins. As of 2013 it had 33,500 paying subscribers. It was among the first to ...
The decision blocked Israeli firm Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., a manufacturer of generic drugs, from marketing a ... RMS Titanic Inc., can profit from the artifacts through exhibiting them. Just a few days before her decision in the Titanic ...
"ACG's Pithampur Factory Awarded Gold Rating by LEED-India; First in Pharma Industry to Receive the Certification" (Press ... release). "Now, drugs regulator gets a plan for vegetarian capsules". "ACG Worldwide to invest Rs 600 cr in 3 yrs". "ACG buys ... ". "Associated Capsules turns sick unit to profit making entity in Coatia". Archived from the original on 2016-08-07. "ACG ... research and development for the pharmaceutical industry. ACG was founded in 1961 by Ajit Singh and Jasjit Singh to manufacture ...
A further example of market exclusion is the pharmaceutical industry's exclusion of developing countries from AIDS drugs. ... a company and industry profits . The intention of a price war is to drive competitors out of the market or to create an entry ... Another example of exclusion from the market is some pharmaceutical industry's exclude developing countries from AIDS drugs ... If a company is involved in price war tactics, then it can be seen as unethical within the industry because they are starting a ...
... (CIPLAQCIL). BBC (9 April 2012). "Making Drugs Into Profit In Uganda". London: BBC ... QCIL To Manufacture Special ARVs Museveni Opens AIDS Drugs Factory Cipla buys 51% in Uganda drugs firm - Sunday, 23 August 2015 ... drugs. CQCI also manufactures the antimalarial drug Lumartem, containing artemisinin and lumefantrine, and the hepatitis B ... Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited (CQCI) is a pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Uganda. According to a 2007 ...
... the rise of generic drugs, and high production costs pose a challenge to the industry.[65] As of 2014[update], Puerto Rico ... This incentive allowed U.S.-based manufacturers to send all profits from local plants to stateside parent plants without having ... The pet industry is one of the only two industries experiencing consistent significant growth on the island with dogs, cats, ... The water industry is administered in whole by the Puerto Rico Aqueducts and Sewers Authority (PRASA), another government-owned ...
SSCI has an industry-leading reputation for solving difficult drug substance and formulated drug product challenges. In July ... AMRI was weighed down with debt from recent acquisitions and was struggling to make a profit; the arrangement awaited approval ... 3M contract for drug abuse treatment - The Business Review Lead role for Albany Molecular in international drug discovery ... drug manufacturer for $27M - The Business Review AMRI to end operations at Hungary site by next Friday AMRI to close Bothell ...
Extensive reform and overhaul in government regulation and inspection of the food and drug industry is needed in order to ... adequately protect consumers from corporations and manufacturers who do not place the health of the consumer before profit. ... Nearly forty years later, in 1972, John G. Fuller published his expose of the food, drug and cosmetic industries, honoring ... The book goes on to state that the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 is not effective in arresting these trends, and real reform ...
... each other to effectively deceive the public by banning all-natural cures in order to protect the profits of the drug industry ... Richard D. Lyons (December 31, 1969). Ousted F.D.A. Chief Charges 'Pressure' From Drug Industry . New York Times. Retrieved ... saying that the drug industry and the FDA work with ... In any other industry, according to Trudeau, this would be ... The book is a similar publication to his first, where he purports to explain why drug and food companies hide the truth about ...
The profits from these product families funded the development of new drugs. Many of the drugs which were introduced by Astra ... Responding to increasing development costs of new drugs and a perception that the pharmaceutical industry needed more ... A drug which hadn't been developed by Astra, but that the company distributed in Sweden under its own name under the ... The sulfa drug Sulfathiazole was one of the results of these research activities. The company Tika was acquired in 1939, and ...
The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is an international non-profit industry trade group for pharmaceutical and ... Founded in 1946 as the Parenteral Drug Association by a small group of pharmaceutical manufacturers who recognized the need for ... an organization to disseminate technical information within the industry, it now has more than 11,000 members worldwide. Today ...
... as the drugs are illegal. Unscrupulous and unregulated middle men are drawn, by profit, into the industry of these valuable ... Cognitive liberty Counterfeit drug Demand reduction Drug education Drug harmfulness Drug liberalization Drug policy reform ... avoiding the use of drugs by injection; and not using drugs while performing complex tasks or those where the drug might impair ... Profit motivation rewards illegal sellers adding a cutting agent to drugs, diluting them; when a user, expecting a low dose, ...
Danish pharmacists responded with a claim that Matas was under pressure from investors who were primarily concerned with profit ... In 2011 the company was involved in a conflict with the Danish pharmacy industry, as it campaigned for the right to dispense ... This law stated that only pharmacies could sell any form of drugs or vitamin supplements. As a result, Matas began to sell ... Matas is a Danish based business, founded in 1949, that operates a chain of drug stores across Denmark. The store's motto is " ...
The ADDF partners with family foundations, government, non-profit organization, the pharmaceutical industry and corporate ... In 2013, 69 percent of the ADDF's drug portfolio was focused on preclinical drug discovery. Though more than 300 potential ... including the International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery and the Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference. ... Because these drugs have already passed significant safety tests, the risk of failure is reduced and, if pharmaceuticals are ...
"Guidance for Industry. Part 11, Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures - Scope and Application" (PDF). Food and Drug ... Roger Burlton (2001). Business Process Management: Profiting From Process. ISBN 0-672-32063-0 James F. Chang (2006). Business ... the coupling of BPM to industry methodologies allows users to continually streamline and optimize the process to ensure that it ...
The drug industry spent at least $106 million lobbying Congress on the legislation between 2014 and 2016. McKesson Corporation ... Previously, the DEA had fined individuals who profited on suspicious sales of painkillers and repeatedly ignored warnings that ... Higham, Scott (October 15, 2017). "The drug industry's triumph over the DEA". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 18 October 2017. Lenny ... Bill H.R.3261 "How Congress allied with drug company lobbyists to derail the DEA's war on opioids". Washington Post. Retrieved ...
Pharmaceutical industry - The cost of innovation Chemical patent Generic drug Review of the Innovation Patent System (PDF). ... While a pharmaceutical company may view a product that fills a niche as innovative if it can produce a profit. A decline in ... "Medicines Patent Pool Aims To Increase Access To HIV Drugs In Developing Countries". IP Watch. Retrieved 2 June 2015. Hult, ... As of 2014 about $140 Billion is spent on research and development of pharmaceuticals which produces 25-35 new drugs. ...
The regulated drug and medical device industry uses the color pink, positive images, and other themes of the pink ribbon ... Non-profit organizations often benefit from public service announcements, which are free advertisements provided by newspapers ... the primary sponsors are part of the breast cancer industry, particularly cancer drug makers like AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers ... Patients are not encouraged to ask where research money is going or if the research industry is making progress in finding the ...
In 2005, the for-profit Western Institutional Review Board claimed to conduct the majority of reviews for new drug submissions ... a peer-reviewed journal of The Hastings Center Drug Industry Human Testing Masks Death, Injury, Compliant FDA, Bloomberg News ... Additional requirements apply to IRBs that oversee clinical trials of drugs involved in new drug applications, or to studies ... Such studies may be clinical trials of new drugs or devices, studies of personal or social behavior, opinions or attitudes, or ...
In the example of the pharmaceutical industry, production of drugs is fairly cheap to execute on a large scale, but new drugs ... Typically, drug companies have profit margins much higher than this initial investment, but the high payoff also attracts many ... The business would profit not on the program, but on the resulting boost in efficiency enabled by the program. The subsequent ... Thus, the drug developer gets a return on investment, and other companies subsequently compete to lower prices. Some classical ...
NCPDP is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited, standards development organization with over 1575 members representing most sectors ... the Manufacturers Rebate Standard and more to improve communication within the pharmacy industry. NCPDP participants include ... was founded in 1977 as the extension of a Drug Ad Hoc Committee that made recommendations for the US National Drug Code (NDC). ... The Scottsdale, Arizona-based, United States, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) ...
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Much of this increase is due to expensive brand-name drugs, but the prices of some generics have also gone up. ... The amount of money people spend on prescription drugs has nearly doubled since the 1990s. ... Drug Industry:. Profits, Research and Development Spending, and Merger and Acquisition Deals. GAO-18-40: Published: Nov 17, ... GAOs analysis of revenue, profit margin, and merger and acquisition deals within the worldwide drug industry from 2006 through ...
A decrease in profits to some point still above its cost of capital will not decrease R&D investment, because foregoing ... Excerpt: Economic profit Excerpt: Diminishing marginal utility Excerpt: Four factors of production Excerpt: Monopoly marginal ... An increase in profits will not spur additional R&D investment, because the business has already invested all it profitably can ... I think the answer is this: Patent protection assures an enormous payoff to the inventor of a blockbuster drug. But the ...
... overdose epidemic is the rapacity of the pharmaceutical industry. ... Fatal overdoses from drugs made from opium have become a major ... Pharmaceutical Industry:. Drugs for Profit Kills. Aug 21, 2017. Fatal overdoses from drugs made from opium have become a major ... The industry knew that these claims were not based on fact. They were even ready to pay when they were caught making false ... Mafias get colossally rich drowning the world in hard drugs. The fact that capitalists do the same under the legal cover of the ...
For Banks, Record Profits But Scant Lending * Why Drug Research Matters And How We Can Make It Better ... Why The Drug Industry Isnt Focusing On Americas Biggest Killer. There are more medicines in late-stage development for cancer ...
Drug company profits and drive for aggrandization, thats how.. The Wall Street Journal, in the very same issue (Dec. 15, 2012 ... Prescription drug industry needs to be reined in * font size decrease font size increase font size ... Congress has initiated a study of the connection between for-profit drug companies and "support" for research and other ... Pharmaceutical profits. What has happened? Again, how did we get to the point that most primary care and other doctors in the ...
Drug company profits and drive for aggrandization, thats how.. The Wall Street Journal, in the very same issue (Dec. 15, 2012 ... Congress has initiated a study of the connection between for-profit drug companies and "support" for research and other ... Pharmaceutical profits. What has happened? Again, how did we get to the point that most primary care and other doctors in the ... How have the drug companies fared with this investment? In exchange for investing millions over the decades in "medical ...
Profit dip for Swedish drugmakers AstraZeneca Young men drive online drug trade to Sweden. ... Swedens drug testing industry plummets. Swedish police smoke out major marijuana find. ... drugs. 79-year-old Swedish woman jailed for using cannabis to treat pain. An elderly woman has been sentenced to four months in ... Two held after Uppsala drug haul worth at least 20 million kronor. ...
... wholesale prices above a threshold level of 2.5 percent over one year or 12.6 percent over two years and provide annual profits ... marketing and manufacturing costs (DID, June 19, 2017). Of the drugs on . . . ... percent of insulin manufacturers told Nevadas state Department of Health and Human Services that they made no profit on ... Subscribe To Drug Industry Daily. Drug Industry Daily Subscription. Drug Industry Daily (DID) the premier online resource for ...
The industry was forced to relent, dropping its lawsuit and begrudgingly lowering the price of AIDS drugs to poor countries. At ... Its his very own Axis of Profits.. But, to be fair, under Cheney, Halliburton did end up giving a little something back to ... The Nexus and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Money Is the Drug. ... Each year, tens of thousands of people are killed by the ... For every disease the drug-companies cure by developing a new drug, they develop a new way to contaminate our political system. ...
On profits in the illicit drug industry: The profits to be made in the illicit drugs industry are such that they are barely ... On the concept of an illicit drug industry:. The justification for calling illicit drugs an industry is firstly, that there is ... In terms of drug seizures, drug interdiction efforts seem to be most successful in tracking down cocaine - 84% of the drug ... The US National Drug Control Strategy distinguishes casual or occasional drug users from hard-core drug users....Treatment ...
Diagnoses have soared as makers of the drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have found success with a ... Profits for the A.D.H.D. drug industry have soared. Sales of stimulant medication in 2012 were nearly $9 billion, more than ... Sources of information that would seem neutral also delivered messages from the pharmaceutical industry. Doctors paid by drug ... The Food and Drug Administration has cited every major A.D.H.D. drug - stimulants like Adderall, Concerta, Focalin and Vyvanse ...
Drug Industry: Profits, Research and Development Spending, and Merger and Acquisition Deals. GAO-18-40: Published: Nov 17, 2017 ... SBA Efforts May Clarify the Assignment of Industry Codes, and Most Code Appeals Were Dismissed. GAO-18-76: Published: Dec 5, ... and consumer and industry groups; reviewed federal standards, guidance, and best practices for website usability; and conducted ...
"In fact, theres a saying in the drug industry: Cures Kill Profits!" ... Statins-Cholesterol-Drugs Truth about cholesterol drugsCholesterol lowering drugs Why dont doctors, surgeons, hospitals, drug ... "Drug Companies are not here to bring us health but to SCAM us for vast amount of money, by treating Symptoms and not addressing ... Traditional medicine "fights" Diabetes through drugs that treat the symptoms of the disease, but never deals with the root ...
But, once again, how likely is that? EHR vendors are just as protective of their profits as drug industry reps. ... The bulk of industry movement, however, was heading in the wrong direction. Dozens of scandals, from generic-drug price fixing ... Congress could cap drug prices or legalize the importation of effective biosimilars like insulin. But how likely is either ... action, given that the pharmaceutical industry spends hundreds of millions each year to influence legislation? ...
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The drug industry profits on people being sick. If people dont get sick, they make no money. Bear that in mind as you read ... Now if you removed the Drugs adds from TV and the insurance industry from the practice of medicine you might start to get a ... For a new drug to get approved by the FDA, all a drug company has to is prove that their concoction works better than placebo ... You see lawyers advertising all of the time regarding Avandia side effects or some other drug. All of these drugs that cause ...
A healthy dose of drug stocks has turned out to be the proper investment prescription during this lingering recession.Earnings ... Drug stocks have performed healthily. April 30, 1995. *Industry rebuts profits charge with advertising. March 6, 1993 ... There are obvious stars in the drug industry. Pfizer Inc. is top drug company stock pick of both Smith and Offit, thanks to the ... "I have some concern about the fact that more regulation of the drug industry is coming out of Washington than has been the case ...
Dow falls 77 points on profit worries Drug, semiconductor industries lead drop By BLOOMBERG NEWS. ... Sending a message of intolerance for drugs By Gregory Kane. *. Judge tosses 3 candidates off ballot Aldermanic hopefuls ... Giant Food earnings fall 67% Profits are sacrificed in push for customers By Liz Bowie , Liz Bowie,SUN STAFF. ...
... a smaller drug firm. The deal is likely to spark yet another wave of mergers in the industry, which is struggling to maintain ... the worlds largest drug company, hopes to pull even further ahead of rivals with the $60 billion purchase of Pharmacia, ... In order to maintain their profit growth, the giants of the industry need to create roughly three new drugs apiece a year. ... For an industry that justifies its high prices and frothy profits on the need to reinvest in R&D, the idea that this engine is ...
The case for profit and promotion in the drug industry Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 288 :242 (Published 21 January 1984) ... Colitis associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 288 :238 (Published 21 January 1984 ... Standards for reporting adverse drug reactions Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 288 :240 (Published 21 January 1984) ...
What keeps the drug industry going is its huge profit margins. Producing drugs is a very cheap process. Like any commodities ... Hes going to earn a profit on it to pay that back. But the drug trafficker is happy to pay 6% or 8% or 10% loss, reverse ... "I think its very difficult to know because of that gray area of drug, non-drug activities. Its not that clear-cut in many ... While the US drug user may not intend to invest in this international drug economy, every dollar spent purchasing those weekend ...
Reining in soaring drug prices seems to be an easy call. But if the government keeps cutting back on research funding, it could ... Because industry pays for a large share of research, high drug prices do not just generate profits; they also become a funding ... Huge pharmaceutical profits from overpriced drugs are an extremely indirect way to fund the foundational research. ... Drug pricing appears to violate basic cost-benefit principles: The cost of new drugs is often higher than the health benefit ...
Report Details Drug delivery technology - discover technological and commercial prospects What does the future hold for ... Biologicals and vaccines will profit especially. You see how.. In our analysis, the drug delivery technology industry will ... 2.3.2 The Biological Drug Industry is Strong 2.4 Biotech Drugs with Associated Drug Delivery Technologies 2.4.1 Pegylated ... Table 6.1 SWOT Analysis of the Drug Delivery Industry and Market, 2013 Table 6.2 Some Leading Drugs Expected to Lose Patent ...
Gileads profits are soaring. These two drugs are the highest selling medications in the history of the pharmaceutical industry ... Gilead, the maker of two miracle drugs that cure Hepatitis C in 99% of people, has decided to put profits over people, setting ... Help me let Congress know that it is time to take action against the drug industrys price gouging. ... Just in 2014, Medicaid and Medicare spent $5 billion (before light rebates) on the two Hep C drugs. Imagine what a drug company ...
Industry statistics are available in these IBISWorld US market research reports. View it here today. ... In need Antiviral Drug Manufacturing of industry data? ... Industry Researchkeyboard_arrow_down *Overview. * US Industry ... What is the Antiviral Drug Manufacturing industry?. This industry manufactures antiviral medications, which are used ... IBISWorlds industry research report on Antiviral Drug Manufacturing provides up-to-date sales and market data, allowing you to ...
  • However, concentration was higher for narrower markets, such as for certain drugs in the same therapeutic class. (gao.gov)
  • Major scientific reasons for repeated failures of such therapeutic approaches are attributed to reductionist approaches to research and infinite numbers of genetic mutations in chaotic molecular environment of solid tumors that are bases of drug development. (springer.com)
  • But most involve minor tweaks to existing drugs, designed to grab a slice of an existing market rather than offering genuine therapeutic innovation. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The authors call for licensing authorities around the world to stop approving new drugs of little therapeutic value. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • However, the market is expected to witness sizeable positive growth in the foreseeable future, given the continuing success of novel therapeutics, new drug approvals, growing aging population, rising incidence and prevalence of various diseases, increasing access to medications in developing countries, and high unmet needs in certain therapeutic areas. (prweb.com)
  • The effect has largely translated into slowdown in market growth, as growth in sales of certain drugs and therapeutic areas enabled the market growth to remain positive. (prweb.com)
  • The company also seeks to advance therapeutic antibody and selected small molecule drug programs together with other global technology leaders in the field. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Moderna and several other well-funded biotech firms are based on a seemingly simple principle: Introduce specially designed mRNA to certain cells of the body, and ribosomes will become miniature drug factories that churn out therapeutic proteins to treat almost any disease. (eurekalert.org)
  • Following a spate of mergers in the late 1990s, the industry's leading firms are now struggling once again to maintain profitability in the face of two trends: a backlash against high drug prices in both Europe and America, and the rising cost and increasing difficulty in finding new blockbuster treatments. (economist.com)
  • In fact, the drug firms' real problem is not lack of size, but falling productivity in their labs. (economist.com)
  • Businesses said they are in the clear after research carried out by Oxfam alleged four multinational firms hide their profits in tax havens. (euractiv.com)
  • Some pharmaceutical firms are cautiously supportive of the trend to increase over-the-counter availability of some drugs, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol medications. (medindia.net)
  • Sanctions imposed by international regulatory bodies and warnings over quality control at production sites have hurt sales in the United States where Indian pharmaceutical firms accounted for a third of the drugs sold. (ndtv.com)
  • According to Matthew S. Jenner, J.D., the current drug trade is similar to an oligopoly-a market dominated by only a few firms. (coha.org)
  • Prices are high because the drug trade is forced to avoid governmental authorities and because the few operating firms are driving the hemisphere's drug prices. (coha.org)
  • Drug firms "would be 'forced,' in a word, to shift some of the true costs of modern medicines to those who have avoided paying them for years, thanks to the reimportation ban, and off the shoulders of Americans," he wrote. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Gopal Dabade, activist with non-profit Drugs Action Forum in Karnataka, said it is hard to break the nexus between pharma firms and doctors. (org.in)
  • The Asthma and COPD Drugs Market research report examines top industry competitors, offering organization market share analysis and detailed outlines of these firms, with product benchmarking. (abnewswire.com)
  • Moderna and other firms are addressing these challenges by optimizing the mRNA sequences and developing drug delivery mechanisms. (eurekalert.org)
  • Much of this increase is due to expensive brand-name drugs, but the prices of some generics have also gone up. (gao.gov)
  • Sanofi has filed 74 patent applications on its long-acting insulin Lantus-nearly all of them after the drug was on the market-and boxed out generics for decades. (fee.org)
  • These tactics also have led to an increase in drug prices so that, if available, generics can cost nearly as much as the branded product. (healio.com)
  • Help me let Congress know that it is time to take action against the drug industry's price gouging. (change.org)
  • One is the industry's obsession with producing "blockbusters"-drugs with annual sales of $1 billion or more. (economist.com)
  • 5 This stream of news brings into sharper focus underlying changes in the pharmacy industry that have been occurring over the past two to three years-changes that are altering distribution of the industry's profit pools as well as the basis of competitive advantage within it. (mckinsey.com)
  • Biologics-drugs derived from living rather than chemical sources-and orphan drugs accounted for growing shares of drug approvals, reflecting market and policy incentives to invest in these areas, according to experts GAO interviewed. (gao.gov)
  • I had the discussion that led up to these thoughts with a Facebook friend of a certain free market bent whom I took to be making the generally incorrect assertion that R&D investment varies with profit. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • With the children's market booming, the industry is now employing similar marketing techniques as it focuses on adult A.D.H.D., which could become even more profitable. (nytimes.com)
  • Market growth will be driven by opportunities in biological drug and vaccine sectors. (prweb.com)
  • According to the Centre for Medicines Research (CMR), an industry think-tank, 31 new drugs were launched on the American market last year, compared with 52 a decade earlier. (economist.com)
  • Analysis from the Tufts Centre for the Study of Drug Development suggests that it now costs an average of $800m to get a drug to market, more than twice as much as in 1987. (economist.com)
  • The C.I.A and other U.S.intelligence sources believe that synthetics like amphetamines and designer drugs like Ecstasy will garner a larger and larger share of the market in years to come. (pbs.org)
  • The cost of new drugs is often higher than the health benefit they provide, compared with the alternatives that are already on the market. (nytimes.com)
  • IBISWorld's industry research report on Antiviral Drug Manufacturing provides up-to-date sales and market data, allowing you to identify the product and customer segments driving revenue growth. (ibisworld.com)
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  • The global orphan drugs market size is projected to reach USD 340.84 billion by the end of 2027. (webnewswire.com)
  • The presence of numerous large scale orphan drug manufacturers across the world will emerge in favor of growth of the overall market in the coming years. (webnewswire.com)
  • The increasing number of regulatory approvals associated with orphan drugs, coupled with increasing clinical trials related to these drugs will create several growth opportunities for the market in the coming years. (webnewswire.com)
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  • Included is an understanding of the strategy deployed for pricing drugs and new technologies as well as the market sizing exercise to identify where future research and development investments should be made. (coursera.org)
  • You will be better prepared to under the features of likely successful drug before it goes to market and competes to enhance and save lives. (coursera.org)
  • And who knows, maybe you could market them to the pharmaceutical industry and get paid royalties for the rest your life. (bibliotecapleyades.net)
  • According to pharma industry experts, standard of the drugs is the only concern for the market. (ndtv.com)
  • Legalization transforms what was once an illegal black market into a legal industry. (coha.org)
  • 4 For many proponents, drug legalization is an effective way to affect the current market by diminishing the monetary incentives for DTOs to engage in violent tactics, if that is their mission. (coha.org)
  • In 1997, in the largest consumer drug recall to date, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) yanked AHP's diet pills off the market. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli has the Internet ablaze after hiking the price of the drug that's been on the market for decades. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Drug industry claims that the cost of bringing a new drug to market is £1 billion ($1.9 billion) and is unsustainable are exaggerated, they claim. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • In this Q&A, Dr. David Friend, who advises both drug developers and healthcare providers on pricing, quality measurement metrics and validation, digs into the roots of the issue and how the market is changing. (bdo.com)
  • But until now, there has really been no market pressure for drug manufacturers to demonstrate their value or for physicians to prescribe medications based on value. (bdo.com)
  • Although considered largely recession-proof, as apparent by the performance of the pharmaceutical market during the recent downturn, the pharmaceutical market is subject to several other factors that do put immense downward pressure on the industry. (prweb.com)
  • Pfizer, a drug giant, rivals Microsoft in market capitalisation, and the two are exceeded in size only by General Electric. (economist.com)
  • Mollie Shields-Uehling, chief executive of the US-based Safe Biopharma Association, says, "For each new drug application, there are between one million and six million pages of paper that have to be saved by the company and stored for the life of the drug, plus some significant amount of time after the drug comes off the market. (computerweekly.com)
  • In addition to ample evidence of fraud, market manipulation, price fixing, cartels, consolidation, and anti-competitive behavior, the pharmaceutical industry already provides an excellent example of market failure. (inthesetimes.com)
  • Of the top selling 300 drug brands that account for annual sales worth Rs 19,000 crore, only 115 brands, covering 68 drugs, are in the essential list, according to ORG-AC Nielsen, a market research agency. (org.in)
  • This way, many price controlled drugs have vanished from the market and are being replaced by more expensive drugs as seen in the case of the anti-asthmatic drug Theophylline that used to cost Rs 3 for 10 tablets, said an activist. (org.in)
  • Generic drugs go through a similarly rigorous (as a brand name drug) national and international regulatory approval before they can be released in the market. (igi-global.com)
  • The stranglehold that the industry exerts over research is causing increasing alarm in medical circles as evidence emerges of biased results, under-reporting and selective publication driven by a market worth more than £10bn a year in the UK. (rense.com)
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  • They might make fewer profits and have less incentive to bring all those desperately-needed (and heavily advertised) drugs to market. (ncpolicywatch.org)
  • The drug, alcohol and DNA testing market is well established multi-billion dollar industry and in need of innovative solutions and new providers. (franchiseforsale.com)
  • These drugs are not safe and have not been on the market long enough to provide sufficient long term studies regarding their effects. (crimsoncircle.com)
  • The 'Global and Chinese Fibrosis Drug Industry, 2012-2022 Market Research Report' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Fibrosis Drug industry with a focus on the Chinese market. (researchmoz.us)
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  • The book takes particular aim at the pharmaceutical market in the United States during the period, citing extensive lists of drugs which are often the subject of very strong and widespread campaigns of media promotion as "wonder-drugs," yet which do not have any effect on the conditions they purport to cure, and often carry with them serious side effects that are not revealed to consumers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research GAO reviewed indicates that fewer competitors in the drug industry are associated with higher prices, particularly for generic drugs. (gao.gov)
  • Congress could cap drug prices or legalize the importation of effective biosimilars like insulin. (forbes.com)
  • That's the first government regulation of drug prices here ever. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In Europe, public-health systems have adopted a newly aggressive attitude to drug prices and, as virtual monopoly buyers, have shown that they have the clout to force down the price of many of the latest products. (economist.com)
  • For an industry that justifies its high prices and frothy profits on the need to reinvest in R&D, the idea that this engine is running out of steam is particularly worrying. (economist.com)
  • High Drug Prices Are Bad. (nytimes.com)
  • It's easy to be outraged by high drug prices. (nytimes.com)
  • After all, the case against soaring drug prices is being widely and persuasively made. (nytimes.com)
  • What's more, while high drug prices evoke strong emotions - with lives at stake - sober economic analysis also reaches a similar conclusion. (nytimes.com)
  • Taking action to rein in high drug prices seems to be a slam-dunk: a chance to do something that is both fair and fiscally prudent, not to mention wildly popular. (nytimes.com)
  • Despite all of these compelling arguments, cutting prices for novel new drugs would exacerbate another problem: the government's shrinking role in biomedical research. (nytimes.com)
  • The Prescription Drug Prices in New York State website allows consumers to compare the retail price of the 150 most frequently prescribed drugs at different pharmacies throughout New York. (drugchannels.net)
  • According to A Bitter Pill , no pharmacies reported prices for all 65 brand name drugs examined in the study. (drugchannels.net)
  • Will Controlling The Prices Of Prescription Drugs Hinder Innovation? (pbs.org)
  • If you lower drug prices by 20 or 30 percent, do you really eliminate the problem for somebody who doesn't have drug coverage? (pbs.org)
  • The secret truth, however: Shkreli is far from the only drug company executive to set what critics say are exorbitant prices, and he certainly won't be the last. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Many of the same drugs are not in such short and unpredictable supply in Europe, where in some cases they carry higher prices. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Shortages, if anything, increase profits because then the prices become artificially inflated. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The libertarian Cato Institute, in direct conflict with its allies in the Bush administration, will argue in a report to be released today that Congress ought to lift the ban on prescription drug imports and let the global marketplace sort out imbalances that leave Americans paying the highest prices in the world. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Instead of relying on the reimportation ban to boost profits, the pharmaceutical industry should take a tougher stance in negotiating prices with foreign purchasers, Pilon said. (washingtonpost.com)
  • These tactics are troubling for patients and oncologists because they prevent the access of much-needed drugs at reasonable prices," Hagop M. Kantarjian, MD, professor and chair of the department of leukemia and associate vice president for global academic programs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, told HemOnc Today . (healio.com)
  • During Friday's long-awaited speech on drug prices, President Trump blamed "foreign freeloaders", the drug lobby and "middlemen" for rising prices, promising once again to put American patients first. (inthesetimes.com)
  • Yet, U.S. taxpayers spent billions more (either out of pocket, through rising insurance premiums or through Medicare or Medicaid) to take the drug at marked up prices while Pharma giant AstraZeneca pulled in over $16 billion in profits on Crestor alone over a three-year period. (inthesetimes.com)
  • She said the Union ministries for chemicals and fertilizers (MoCF) and health and family welfare, should work together to reduce prices of drugs (see: The way out) . (org.in)
  • The NPPA controls the prices of schedule-1 drugs through the Drug Price Control Order that lists 74 drugs. (org.in)
  • The event brings together pharmaceutical executives, government health officials, academics and advocacy groups to look at ways to make global drug prices more affordable - while also benefiting drug manufacturers. (npr.org)
  • and giving the federal government the authority to negotiate prices for certain high-priced drugs. (statnews.com)
  • This inflates the stated expenditure associated with R&D per drug for a company and provides an artificial justification for extremely high prices. (mit.edu)
  • Democrats have placed their focus on the pharmaceutical industry, which sells drugs at higher prices in the U.S. than abroad. (cnbc.com)
  • In a brief exchange between Rep. Mark Meadows and Cummings at a hearing Tuesday, the North Carolina Republican said Trump wanted Cummings to know Trump's "serious about working in a bipartisan way to lower prescription drug prices. (cnbc.com)
  • Analysts on average had expected a net profit of Rs 298 crore, according to estimates compiled by Thomson Reuters. (ndtv.com)
  • GlaxoSmithKline, Roche and AstraZeneca were among the top 10 performers on the Stoxx 50 after reporting profit that beat analysts' estimates because of sales growth and cost cuts. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Our estimates (based on both the insured and uninsured populations) suggest that OOP payments account for about 14% of total drug spend (this estimate includes the impact of patient assistance cards and similar programs). (mckinsey.com)
  • Drug company profits and drive for aggrandization, that's how. (smokymountainnews.com)
  • Behind that growth has been drug company marketing that has stretched the image of classic A.D.H.D. to include relatively normal behavior like carelessness and impatience, and has often overstated the pills' benefits. (nytimes.com)
  • Imagine what a drug company might charge if they found a cure for cancer or Alzheimer's. (change.org)
  • Pfizer Inc. is top drug company stock pick of both Smith and Offit, thanks to the large number of drugs it has coming through the pipeline. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Pfizer, the world's largest drug company, hopes to pull even further ahead of rivals with the $60 billion purchase of Pharmacia, a smaller drug firm. (economist.com)
  • Those claims are based on a comparison of company earnings between 2013 and 2015, noting the difference between tax paid in a certain country and the hypothetical tax due on profits in line with the global average profit margin. (euractiv.com)
  • Starting from this available data, it appears that in countries with standard tax rates, company profit margin tended to be lower than the global average, while in tax havens like the Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland and Singapore, it was higher than that average. (euractiv.com)
  • Abbott's drugs business is, however, solely focused on providing affordable generic medicines in emerging markets, as the company does not sell medicine in the US, Europe or other developed markets, the spokesperson highlighted. (euractiv.com)
  • Most of the lawsuits faced by the company, however, involved the popular - but potentially lethal - diet drug known as fen-phen. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Furthermore the company had resisted the packaging of warnings with the drugs. (encyclopedia.com)
  • European drugmakers advanced this week after GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Europe's biggest pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca Plc, the second largest, and Roche Holding AG raised sales and profit forecasts. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The company boosted its full-year outlook after second-quarter profit fell less than analysts expected. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The company, whose products include perfume bottles and roof shingles, expects full-year profit to drop after first-half earnings fell 5.6 percent to 470 million euros (US$541 million). (taipeitimes.com)
  • In fact, I heard recently of one significant company that decided to do away with drug screening because so many people were failing and they decided they would take the people in, and only deal with the problem in cases where drug use was interfering with their work. (fticonsulting.com)
  • Until now, the mRNA firm Moderna Therapeutics has been secretive about its technology, but now the company is opening up about its progress and challenges, reports an article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society. (eurekalert.org)
  • Perhaps I should get back to the human side of this debate by giving an example of the ridiculous costs the pharmaceutical company placed upon AIDS drugs only a few years earlier. (mit.edu)
  • The increases have been particularly driven by growth in the use of specialty drugs, which are expected to account for about 40% of total drug spend by 2020 (compared with about 27% currently). (mckinsey.com)
  • It's created by President Bush's badly bungled Medicare prescription drug plan, known as "Part D." It became effective, although that is not an apt word, at New Year's. (kpbs.org)
  • This advisory panel was created as part of the ACA and can look for ways to reduce Medicare spending and cut spending on such items as drug payment reimbursement to manufacturers. (statnews.com)
  • A few hundred million dollars paid in fines means little when these drugs bring in billions! (the-spark.net)
  • Once a regional problem involving a customer base of a few million, and barely a billion dollars in sales, the illegal drug industry is now a worldwide enterprise with tens of millions of hard core consumers spending hundreds of billions (see the chart) on opiates, cocaine and amphetamines and marijuana, as well as other drugs. (pbs.org)
  • Modern human traffickers make hundreds of billions of dollars in profits by forcing millions of people into horrific situations around the world. (care2.com)
  • But the rat was out of the bag, and more people began to take a hard look at drug corporations' practices. (socialist.ca)
  • However, experts predict the plan-which focuses on private sector competition and negotiation-will have little effect on the industry or its practices. (inthesetimes.com)
  • Scrutiny of the supply chain has grown since fake versions of Roche's multibillion-dollar cancer drug Avastin turned up at U.S. oncology practices late last year, sparking an international investigation that so far stretches from southern California back to Turkey with a stopover in a Cairo suburb. (reuters.com)
  • The source at one of the practices said it purchased drugs from Montana Healthcare's list of U.S. products and not from its offering of lower-priced European alternatives," which included Avastin under its Turkish brand name. (reuters.com)
  • The US FDA conducted inspection at Sun Pharmaceutical Industries' facility in Halol from February 12 to February 23. (ndtv.com)
  • Drug pricing is one of today's most hotly debated and deeply complex topics, influencing and being influenced by the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries' paradigm shift from fee-for-service to value-based care and reimbursement. (bdo.com)
  • In America, states and private groups have taken to suing drug makers over excessive profits. (economist.com)
  • Drug makers seek extensions to their exclusivity when they add pill coatings and alter inactive ingredients, extending their monopoly but offering no marginal advantage to patients. (fee.org)
  • After lambasting Congress for refusing to work with him to more quickly to provide health coverage, he singled out drug makers as another example of obstinacy. (statnews.com)
  • They also do occasional battle with the remnants of the once-famous quack-medicine makers, known to some as "the patent-medicine industry. (modernmechanix.com)
  • Traditional medicine "fights" Diabetes through drugs that treat the symptoms of the disease, but never deals with the root cause of the disease. (google.com)
  • According to EFPIA, the report completely fails to recognise the unique and important role played by the industry in delivering better health for millions of people across the world, transforming the outlook for patients living with serious, debilitating and sometimes fatal illnesses diseases like HIV, cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and hepatitis C. (euractiv.com)
  • The only one that addresses diabetes is a longer-lasting version of an existing drug. (politico.com)
  • Independent reviews suggest 85 to 90 per cent provide little benefit over existing treatments with some, such as Vioxx, the painkiller, and Avandia, the diabetes drug, causing serious side effects which led to their withdrawal in Europe. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • I don't want to find out -- Congress must act now to limit price gouging of drugs. (change.org)
  • Update, the NYT has an editorial in their Sunday edition recommending the passage of two bills in congress requiring advanced notice from drug manufacturers in event of likely shortage. (scienceblogs.com)
  • U.S. drug regulations made their first modern appearance in 1906, when "The Jungle," Upton Sinclair's indictment of the meat-packing industry, convinced a grossed-out Congress to pass the Food and Drug Act. (motherjones.com)
  • The thalidomide scandal spurred the U.S. Congress in 1962 to direct the FDA to require safety and effectiveness testing for new drugs. (motherjones.com)
  • In 1984, the U.S. Congress passed the Hatch-Waxman Act, which proffered a process by which generic manufacturers could file an Abbreviated New Drug Application for FDA approval of a generic drug. (healio.com)
  • The American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, is a not-for-profit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. (eurekalert.org)
  • Originally charged with five felony counts, including cultivation of marijuana, drug trafficking, possession of drugs, endangering children and possessing criminal tools, Zoretic was subjected to mandatory urine tests during the eight months she was free on bond. (november.org)
  • The industry systematically and insistently pushed American doctors to prescribe painkillers. (the-spark.net)
  • Doctors and parents have largely accepted drugs like Adderall and Concerta to temper the traits of classic A.D.H.D., helping youngsters succeed in school and beyond. (nytimes.com)
  • The chemical drugs prescribed by conventional doctors cause multiple side effects. (dr-rath-foundation.org)
  • Doctors told her they feared the repercussions they'd face from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), which frequently scrutinizes physicians prescribing powerful pain medications. (november.org)
  • The drug was so good it broke the blind,' says Bernard Munos, a senior fellow at FasterCures, a think tank based at the Milken Institute-meaning the positive trial results were so clear that patients and doctors could easily tell who was receiving the drug and who got a placebo. (politico.com)
  • In 2012, doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center balked at the price of a then-new colorectal cancer drug called Zaltrap that would cost $11,000 a month. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Doctors were told they could repeatedly ratchet up the dosage of narcotics and switch to a new and powerful drug, OxyContin, without endangering the patient, because the pain, in effect, cancelled out the risk of addiction. (theguardian.com)
  • As for prescription audits (to prevent doctors from prescribing expensive drugs), the question is who will keep an eye on private doctors? (org.in)
  • Since controls on private doctors are few, many prescribe expensive drugs that drain people's resources. (org.in)
  • Even government doctors prefer branded drugs over generic ones. (org.in)
  • He once sent me response letter saying he was opposed to public disclosure of fast-track drug information by the FDA because even doctors don't understand it. (ncpolicywatch.org)
  • Much of this growth was driven by use of expensive brand-name drugs, but price increases have been reported for some generic drugs as well. (gao.gov)
  • Dozens of scandals, from generic-drug price fixing to gross conflicts of interest , plagued some of healthcare's biggest players. (forbes.com)
  • Novartis AG said on Thursday it would sell the dermatology and generic US oral solids portfolios of Sandoz US to Aurobindo Pharma Ltd for $900 million, as the Swiss drug maker looks to focus on higher growth areas. (ndtv.com)
  • Health affairs discusses the increasingly frequent shortages of critical, life-saving, generic drugs. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The drugs affected span all classes, what they have in common is they are all generic. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The stakes are high: The LA Times reports that a single generic competitor, once approved, drops the price of a patented drug about 30 percent. (fee.org)
  • Because of strategies that are used to delay generic drugs and create longer monopolies, we have a situation in the U.S. where even the eventual availability of the generic has not helped us much. (healio.com)
  • Generic options may become available when the patent for the brand-name drug expires, which is usually 20 years from the date the patent application is filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (healio.com)
  • However, generic cancer drugs remain inaccessible for a large subset of patients, leading to higher expenditures. (healio.com)
  • The delay of a generic form of the leukemia drug imatinib (Gleevec, Novartis) provides an example of pay-for-delay, Kantarjian told HemOnc Today in an interview. (healio.com)
  • The yearly cost of imatinib is around $130,000, so the generic cost will be about $90,000, which is what the patented drug cost us just 2 years ago. (healio.com)
  • Impact of National and International Regulations on Indian Generic Drugs Industry. (igi-global.com)
  • A generic pharmaceutical drug is equivalent to a brand-name product in dosage, strength, route of administration, quality, performance, and intended use. (igi-global.com)
  • Paracetamol, a painkiller, is the generic name for branded drugs like Crocin. (igi-global.com)
  • The generic drug manufacturer must prove its drug is the same as (bioequivalent) and performs the same the brand name drug. (igi-global.com)
  • All generic manufacturing, packaging, and testing sites must pass the same quality standards as those of brand name drugs, and the generic products must meet the same exacting specifications as any brand name product. (igi-global.com)
  • In fact, many generic drugs are made in the same manufacturing plants as brand name drug products. (igi-global.com)
  • Only the more easily absorbed drug would be affected, Althoff said, adding that its own generic business, Sandoz, produces cheap versions of its drugs for millions across the globe. (law.com)
  • I've been meaning to write a column about generic drugs and epidemics for some time now, but I wasn't feeling quite so inspired. (mit.edu)
  • While the debate about generic drugs can get quite academic, I would like to humanize it a bit. (mit.edu)
  • Generic drugs have proven to be an effective solution to this problem of overpriced drugs. (mit.edu)
  • On Monday July 15th, Pfizer, which sells Zoloft, an antidepressant, and Viagra, among other drugs, announced the acquisition for $60 billion in stock of Pharmacia, which sells Rogaine, the best-selling treatment for baldness in addition to drugs to treat arthritis, cancer and bladder problems. (economist.com)
  • In May 2019, Pfizer announced that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its latest products aimed at treatment of cardiomyopathy. (webnewswire.com)
  • As a result, Pfizer searched for new antibiotics with greater profit potential. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pfizer and other giants such as GlaxoSmithKline, Aventis and Merck routinely report multi-billion-dollar profits. (economist.com)
  • Drug Legalization in Latin America: Could it be the Answer? (coha.org)
  • The above events represent the latest in the ongoing debate between the U.S. and Latin America on drug legalization. (coha.org)
  • When it comes to some of the biggest diseases America faces in the future, our drug system is set up to fail. (politico.com)
  • Much of the workforce America is aging out, and among the younger workers coming in, many are using drugs. (fticonsulting.com)
  • 100,000,000 Guinea Pigs: Dangers in Everyday Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics is a book written by Arthur Kallet and F.J. Schlink first released in 1933 by the Vanguard Press and manufactured in the United States of America. (wikipedia.org)
  • 5 These authorities are unable to compete financially with the drug cartels operating inside their borders when it comes to maintaining the ethic of public interest within their police forces. (coha.org)
  • Jeb Bush officially was Texas Commerce Bank's "top point man in the Venezuelan capital and, unofficially, the CIA's main financial liaison to the Venezuelan oil industry and the Colombian narcotics cartels," Stone and Hunt note. (fourwinds10.com)
  • Jeb helped lay the groundwork for the future Reagan-Bush administration's 1980s covert war against Nicaragua and leftist guerrillas in El Salvador by establishing banking and money laundering links between the CIA and the Medellin and Cali drug cartels," Stone and Hunt continue. (fourwinds10.com)
  • Even more alarming, to many experts who look at America's long-term health future, is that incentives appear to be leading toward more drugs like Kalydeco, pricey treatments for small groups of patients, rather than toward drugs to tackle major new chronic killers. (politico.com)
  • Ballantyne listened to the evangelists among her colleagues who painted the drugs as magic bullets against the scourge of chronic pain blighting millions of American lives. (theguardian.com)
  • The pharmaceutical industry pays many psychiatric "researchers" - often academic psychiatrists (with east access to compliant, chronic, already drugged-up patients) who have financial or professional conflicts of interest - some of them even sitting on FDA advisory committees who attempt to "fast track" psych drugs through the approval process. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Retail prescription drug expenditures were estimated to account for about 12 percent of total personal health care service spending in the United States in 2015, up from about 7 percent through the 1990s. (gao.gov)
  • This question is particularly salient to the US pharmaceutical industry, which is the largest private contributor to US medical R&D, and has agreed to provide up to $80 billion in cost savings over ten years in connection with comprehensive health reform. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • Pharmaceutical R&D investment does vary in close relation with profits ( Scherer 2001, Health Affairs ). (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • I have some concern about the fact that more regulation of the drug industry is coming out of Washington than has been the case in a long time," said Andrew Offit, portfolio manager of Fidelity Select Health Care Portfolio, up 57 percent in value. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The data shed light on our health care system's unfortunate "soak the poor" model, which provides 4X profits for pharmacies from consumers lacking insurance coverage. (drugchannels.net)
  • As an industry we remain committed to working with all partners to continue to advance global health, improving access to medicines and the capacity and sustainability of healthcare systems," the EFPIA source concluded. (euractiv.com)
  • Abramson et al.1 give several reasons for excluding low-risk persons from statin therapy: better non-drug alternatives, lack of overall health benefit, high cost of treatment, and side effects. (bmj.com)
  • If you haven't heard of Kalydeco-and you probably haven't-that's because this drug, which costs the U.S. health care system nearly half a billion dollars per year, currently helps fewer than 2,000 American patients. (politico.com)
  • Prescription drugs already account for one out of every 10 dollars spent on health care in the U.S., amounting to more than $300 billion a year, and climbing. (politico.com)
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  • The Food, Drug and Healthcare industries are making money off of your poor health and your fear of getting old. (lulu.com)
  • The "pipelines" of forthcoming drugs on which its future health depends have been drying up for some time. (economist.com)
  • Welcome to the Alice-in-Wonderland world of the Food and Drug Administration, a topsy-turvy realm where the agency responsible for protecting the nation's health winds up threatening it. (motherjones.com)
  • When I started this Web site in 1997 it was with the intention to provide you and your family with a treasure trove of knowledge and health wisdom that will allow you to identify inexpensive safe and natural alternatives to dangerous drugs. (mercola.com)
  • Moreover, the effective additional 1 year of high drug price extension will cost the U.S. health care system up to $3 billion for this one drug, and prevent thousands of patients from having access to an affordable drug. (healio.com)
  • The World Health Organisation and our health departments worldwide, in thrall to and under the influence of the drug industry, do nothing about it. (amazonaws.com)
  • In cancer, heart disease, mental health and related fields the industry has sponsored trials of new drugs which have held out great promise for patients. (rense.com)
  • Dr. McDougall uses a low-fat, starch-based diet that results in dramatic health benefits and can reverse serious illness, such as heart disease, without drugs. (forksoverknives.com)
  • North Carolina's Senator of the moment, Richard Burr, spoke out strongly at a GlaxoSmithKline forum yesterday, stating that government involvement in health reform would adversely affect the drug industry. (ncpolicywatch.org)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - As drug counterfeiters step up their sales of bogus medicines, global health regulators have few protections in place to prevent them from reaching patients, and new laws aimed at addressing the problem could be years away. (reuters.com)
  • The US pharmacy industry is in a state of flux, as evidenced by recent news related to potential acquisitions, 1 pharmacy store closures, 2 shifts in strategic partnerships among major health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), 3,4 and the potential entry of Amazon. (mckinsey.com)
  • OOP payments have been increasing rapidly as more health plans include high deductibles and/or co-insurance levels or, in some cases, completely exclude coverage for select specialty drugs. (mckinsey.com)
  • Extensive reform and overhaul in government regulation and inspection of the food and drug industry is needed in order to adequately protect consumers from corporations and manufacturers who do not place the health of the consumer before profit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Accepting this kind of data as a scientific study to actually help patients seems a joke to me in view of the decades-long (possibly centuries) history of knowing these drugs are dangerous, addictive and cause personality changes. (smokymountainnews.com)
  • A decade ago, testing a drug on 1,000 patients was enough to prove its safety and efficacy. (economist.com)
  • In some cases, the experimental drugs that provide meager benefits to the patients taking them are indirectly providing a much broader public good. (nytimes.com)
  • Combination drugs are used to improve patients' compliance, as it is easier to get patients to take one drug rather than several. (ndtv.com)
  • It's the only drug for AIDS patients who have become resistant to other therapies. (pbs.org)
  • It's best known for its attack on the lungs, slowly suffocating its victims while attacking other organs-but when patients got the drug in its experimental phase, some started reporting such enormous improvement in their breathing and energy they were able to take up running, even marathoning. (politico.com)
  • The drug is a lifesaver for the patients it helps, but they comprise just 5 percent of the 30,000 cystic fibrosis patients in the United States, and the drug costs $300,000 per year. (politico.com)
  • Shkreli's flip-flop on the price of Daraprim, which is used to treat a life-threatening parasitic infection in patients with immune issues like HIV/AIDS and cancer, did little to improve his relationship with the rest of the industry. (washingtonpost.com)
  • To her dismay, Ballantyne saw that many of her patients were not better off when taking the drugs and were showing signs of dependence. (theguardian.com)
  • The notion that FDA approval means that a psych drug has been proven to be effective is also a false one, for most such drugs are never tested - prior to marketing - for longer than a few months (and most psych patients take their drugs for years). (globalresearch.ca)
  • Such simplistic theories have been perpetrated by Big Pharma upon a gullible public and a gullible psychiatric industry because corporations that want to sell the public on their unnecessary products know that they have to resort to 20 second sound bite-type propaganda to convince patients and prescribing practitioners why they should be taking or prescribing synthetic, brain-altering drugs that haven't been adequately tested. (globalresearch.ca)
  • This will help by pass the the questionable second guessing of recently approved drugs and provide a cost justification for approved med therapies by medical personnel to their patients. (statnews.com)
  • The multibillion-pound global pharmaceutical industry is accused today of manipulating the results of drug trials for financial gain and withholding information that could expose patients to the risk of harm. (rense.com)
  • If Novartis wins, even older medicines could be subject to patenting again, and it will become much more difficult for us in future to provide medicines to our patients being treated for HIV, hepatitis and drug resistant TB. (law.com)
  • Drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmaceutical security experts and regulators interviewed by Reuters identified vulnerabilities all along the supply chain and called for comprehensive measures to protect patients and punish perpetrators. (reuters.com)
  • Drug developers provide defense against all the economic uncertainty out there and on top of that they are releasing good earnings: that makes them a good bet," said Miguel Angel Castro, who helps manage the equivalent of US$577 million at Renta 4 SA in Madrid, which recently bought AstraZeneca shares. (taipeitimes.com)
  • So, with time I realized that one of my primary purposes in life is to catalyze a transformation of this fatally flawed medical system that has been corrupted by multinational corporate drug and food industry interests which put their bottom line profits far ahead of improving the human condition. (mercola.com)
  • Someday, Walmart (NYSE:WMT) will finally decide to launch a brand drug retail pharmacy price war over the uninsured consumer, especially if the healthcare reform effort fails. (drugchannels.net)
  • While it's standard practice in nearly every other industry, this explicit tying of a payment to an outcome is new in healthcare, prompted in part by unsustainable costs, the Affordable Care Act and other factors. (bdo.com)
  • We're seeing drug manufacturers in the news as part of a much bigger conversation about healthcare pricing. (bdo.com)
  • How does the changing healthcare reimbursement environment relate to drug pricing? (bdo.com)
  • The drugs were sold in the United States by Montana Healthcare Solutions and Tennessee-based Volunteer Distribution, which are under FDA investigation. (reuters.com)
  • An increase in profits will not spur additional R&D investment, because the business has already invested all it profitably can. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • MINNEAPOLIS - Colder weather and more conservative shoppers contributed to a drop in Target Corp.'s first-quarter 2013 profits, but the company's underlying business remains healthy, executives said Wednesday morning in a conference call with investors. (drugstorenews.com)
  • The pharmaceutical industry, first and foremost, is in the business of selling drugs. (bibliotecapleyades.net)
  • Turing wasn't Shkreli's first drug business. (socialist.ca)
  • We're in the business of saving lives, not milking our customers for unnecessary profits, we're not like that. (socialist.ca)
  • T o understand the issues opioid abuse raises for the private sector and business leaders, Peter Kerr, a managing director in FTI Consulting's Strategic Communications segment, sat down with one of the nation's leading drug treatment experts, Mitchell S. Rosenthal, M.D. Dr. Rosenthal brings extensive experience in the field [see sidebar below] and is currently a lecturer in psychiatry at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. (fticonsulting.com)
  • The business about counterfeit Avastin really demonstrates how easy it is to be fooled," said Sandra Kweder, deputy director of the FDA's Office of New Drugs. (reuters.com)
  • Experts estimate that at least one percent of the population - 80,000 plus - spends $200 on illicit drugs. (pbs.org)
  • CAMBRIDGE , Mass. Novartis vaccines along with Families Fighting Flu, a non-profit organization that helps support families that were affected by influenza related deaths, and Weekly Reader Corporation Custom Publishing have teamed up to launch a new program called Spread the Word - NOT the Flu! (drugstorenews.com)
  • Eli Lilly now charges $360 a month for the drug and made $3.2 billion in profits last year. (fee.org)
  • The Food and Drug Administration has cited every major A.D.H.D. drug - stimulants like Adderall, Concerta, Focalin and Vyvanse, and nonstimulants like Intuniv and Strattera - for false and misleading advertising since 2000, some multiple times. (nytimes.com)
  • Order FDLI's A Practical Guide to FDA's Food and Drug Law and Regulation, 7th Edition , now available in e-book and print formats, for an accessible overview to the key legal and regulatory topics. (fdli.org)
  • The Food and Drug Administration began two days of public hearings to decide whether to make some drugs available over-the-counter that currently require a doctor's prescription. (medindia.net)
  • We should not give up our rights to fight for transparence related to food and drug safety b/c we are the customers! (anh-usa.org)
  • Last year, for example, America's Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) approved only 21 "new molecular entities"-industry jargon for new drugs-down from 53 in 1996. (economist.com)
  • The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 rectified that, giving the FDA the authority to set-and enforce-drug safety standards. (motherjones.com)
  • Nearly half of staff reviewers at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will go on to take jobs in the industries they're tasked with regulating, often as advisors in navigating regulatory policy. (fee.org)
  • The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is calling upon the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Triclosan is under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (purewatergazette.net)
  • D.C., a constant, unobtrusive cold war is being waged by three organizations-the Federal Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, and a quiet institution known as The Proprietary Association. (modernmechanix.com)
  • The Food and Drug Administration took action against this man. (modernmechanix.com)
  • These cases were early in the thirties, when the Food and Drug Administration was operating under an act passed in 1906. (modernmechanix.com)
  • Furthermore, many officials and government departments, namely, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, have fallen victim to regulatory capture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The book goes on to state that the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 is not effective in arresting these trends, and real reform or consumer protection is obstructed by the powerful connections that offending corporations have with the government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The book argues that many products would not be sold if properly labeled, and this failure to police product labeling has been a key failing of the Food and Drug Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • The amendments to Indian Patents Act 1970 as a result of India's obligations towards the TRIPS agreement while balancing the need to safeguard the interests of its population and domestic industry have also been looked at. (igi-global.com)
  • Here is the full movie with NIH and FDA exposed as criminals on a government plot to stop access to cancer cures for children and to profit from stealing the patents involved by putting the inventor in prison. (blogs.com)
  • Despite tremendous public and private funding and initial enthusiasm about missile-therapy for site-specific cancers, molecular targeting drugs for specific enzymes such as kinases or inhibitors of growth factor receptors, the outcomes are very bleak and disappointing. (springer.com)
  • Published evidence suggested that the antidepressant drugs called SSRIs (selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors) were safe and effective for children. (rense.com)
  • They know that quick fixes like surgery, pills, and fad diets only give you temporary results while they make huge profits. (lulu.com)
  • Various indicators -emergency room visits, substance abuse related mortality cases, arrests of drug abusers, number of countries reporting rising consumption levels -make clear that consumption has become a truly global phenomenon. (un.org)
  • That means the money must make its way south, and the traffickers, aided by specialists in money laundering, have devised myriad methods to insure the efficient and safe delivery of their profits. (pbs.org)
  • We team up with the most innovative laboratories and manufacturers to be able to commercialize existing drug testing technologies to make them more readily available to end users. (slideshare.net)
  • In addition, we work with over 8,000 laboratory locations in all 50 states to make it easier for employers to send new hires for pre-employment drug and background screening. (slideshare.net)
  • The FDA has never approved this claim, and it is a violation of FDA regulations to make unapproved claims on drug labels or promotional materials. (motherjones.com)
  • When you know 60 percent of your colleagues who leave go to work for the industry, it may make you more likely to be the kind of regulator that gets along well with the industry, helps them shepherd drugs through, and doesn't push too hard on the warts in a trial. (fee.org)
  • FDA reviewers who expect to go into industry jobs want to make friends with the big guys, and that means shutting out the small fries. (fee.org)
  • Because they are serving the industry, and the industry cannot make money with herbs, vitamins, and homeopathy. (shirleys-wellness-cafe.com)
  • That means you're going to do less R&D. That means you are going to get fewer drugs. (pbs.org)
  • In a second paper, researchers from the London School of Economics in Britain argue that drug manufacturers should be made to demonstrate their products are superior to existing treatments before being granted a licence, rather than, as now, superior only to a placebo. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • But how likely is either action, given that the pharmaceutical industry spends hundreds of millions each year to influence legislation? (forbes.com)
  • Many investment advisers who shifted clients into cyclical stocks earlier this year in anticipation of a quick end to the economic downturn would've been better off to simply stick with tried-and-true drug stocks. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Pfizer's Procardia XL once-a-day heart drug and its Difluccan antifungal drug were both introduced this year. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In addition, approval is expected this year for its Zoloft depression drug, Zithromax fast-acting antibiotic and its Norvasc calcium channel blocker. (baltimoresun.com)
  • That's based on its expected 20 percent earnings growth and some unique products, such as prostate-care drug Proscar, to be introduced in the United States late next year. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In order to maintain their profit growth, the giants of the industry need to create roughly three new drugs apiece a year. (economist.com)
  • Last year the industry spent $44 billion on R&D. How well that money has been spent will not be clear for up to a dozen years, the average time it takes to bring a new medicine from a gleam in a scientist's eye to a product on the pharmacy shelf. (economist.com)
  • Profit for the quarter was $498 million, down from $697 million last year. (drugstorenews.com)
  • It is believed to generate a profit of $32 billion every year. (care2.com)
  • Let's take a Roche drug, Fuzeon, which was just priced in Europe at $22,000 dollars a year. (pbs.org)
  • For many, awareness of the unbridled greed of the pharmaceutical industry began a year ago with their introduction to Martin Shkreli, the self-described "finance bro. (socialist.ca)
  • These incremental improvements, no matter how small, can be used to extend the 20-year patent on a drug, a process called "patent evergreening. (fee.org)
  • For drugs outside the government schedule, the manufacturers are not allowed to raise the price by more than 10 per cent of the marked price every year. (org.in)
  • His complaints and suggestions are not new, but remain at the center of the national debate over drug pricing, which has accelerated over the past year. (statnews.com)
  • The USA Mobile Drug Testing pilot office posted a net profit of $144K in the 1st year with low start-up costs of $85K. (franchiseforsale.com)
  • You discover industry dynamics and growth potentials - the following sections show what you find in our new report. (prweb.com)
  • Accounting to the massive potential held by orphan drugs, there are numerous clinical trials associated with the drugs. (webnewswire.com)
  • In the case of the SSRI drugs, animal lab studies typically lasted only hours, days or weeks and the human clinical studies only lasted, on average, 4- 6 weeks, far too short to draw any valid conclusions about long-term effectiveness or safety! (globalresearch.ca)
  • The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry said it was prevented under Nice's rules from supplying unpublished data for the preparation of clinical guidelines. (rense.com)
  • In situations of armed conflict, illicit drug revenues -or the drugs themselves -are regularly exchanged for arms. (un.org)
  • Merck came under fire last week for booking $12.4 billion of revenues at its Medco drug-plan unit that it had never collected. (economist.com)
  • As Portenoy saw it, opiates were effective painkillers through most of recorded history and it was only outdated fears about addiction that prevented the drugs still playing that role. (theguardian.com)
  • Even the prestigious biology journal Cell recently published a commentary with the provocative title "How Much Longer Will We Put Up With $100,000 Cancer Drugs? (nytimes.com)
  • Breast Cancer Drugs industry report produces researches that will be detailed switching dynamic features. (webnewswire.com)
  • Roche, the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs, slipped 1.3 percent to 111.25 Swiss francs, for a 3 percent weekly gain. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Expensive new cancer drugs introduced in the last decade and claiming to offer major benefits have increasingly been questioned. (rense.com)